During this evening talk you'll learn about Kriya Yoga, an advanced meditation technique that quickly accelerates one’s spiritual growth.
For centuries, Kriya was a secret technique, only known and practiced by a select few spiritual adepts in India. Through the efforts of the great spiritual master, Babaji, the veil of secrecy was lifted and for the first time, and the technique was made available to all sincere seekers. Babaji asked Yogananda to bring Kriya Yoga to the West. It was first made widely known by Paramhansa Yogananda in his Autobiography of a Yogi.
According to Yogananda, one single round of Kriya, which takes about a half-minute, is equivalent to one year of natural spiritual growth.
According to Yogananda, Kriya is the most effective technique available to humankind today for reaching the goal of Yoga: union with the Divine.
Kriya Yoga is so effective because it works directly with the source of growth — the spiritual energy deep in our spines. All yoga techniques work with this energy, usually indirectly. Yoga postures, for example, can help open up the spinal channels, and balance the energy in the spine. Yoga breathing exercises can help to awaken that energy. The Kriya technique is much more direct. It helps the practitioner to control the life force by mentally drawing it up and down the spine, with awareness and will.
During this evening talk by Nayaswamis Devarshi and Maria Warner, you’ll learn not only about the history and effectiveness of Kriya, but also about the process and steps required for you to receive initiation into this sacred technique and path. Devarshi Warner is Ananda’s nationwide head Kriya Minister. He both offers Kriya initiation to qualified souls and manages Ananda’s entire Kriya program and initiations across the United States. He will be joined by his wife Maria. Both of them have been meditating and disciples of Yogananda for more than thirty years and are two of Ananda’s long-time members and most respected ministers and spiritual teachers.
We offer the original technique, as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda. Over the years Ananda has helped thousands of truthseekers all over the world to prepare for initiation into Kriya Yoga. We’ve seen that the practice of Kriya is infinitely more effective after the proper preparation and study of the Kriya teachings. Ananda’s Kriya Sangha offers extensive support to people in all stages of their Kriya practice.
In Venice on:
Thursday, May 6 at 8pm
The Venice event takes place at:
606 Venice Blvd, Suite H
Near the corner of Venice Blvd. and Abbot Kinney. Plenty of FREE PARKING is available. for map and detailed directions, please go to:
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We suggest a love-offering/donation of $20. But no one will be turned away for lack of funds.